Head Chef

Head Chef - Azimghur Barracks - Chippenham

£16.72 per hour, 40 hours per week

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious HeadChef to help us create exceptional food experiences for Defence on a full time basis, contracted to 40hours per week.

As a HeadChef, you will be working alongside a truly passionate team to create an outstanding culinary experience.

If you are an innovative and creative HeadChef, passionate about using top quality fresh ingredients, and looking for a role which can offer both work life balance and career development - we want to hear from you!

In return we offer support and development to progress within a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Preparing delicious, high-quality food that delights our clients and customers
  • Identifying opportunities to improve our food service
  • Creating a positive kitchen environment where your team feel welcomed and supported
  • Supporting the team in delivering our tasty food concepts to our customers
  • Representing Compass Group UK&I and maintaining a positive brand image
  • Supporting the team with ordering food, stock control and controlling food waste
  • Overseeing kitchen cleaning responsibilities to maintain hygiene standards
  • Supporting the team to manage budgets and successfully meet financial targets
  • Complying with Food Handling and Hygiene standards
  • Complying with Health and Safety regulations

Our ideal Head Chef will:
  • Create a positive work environment where the whole team can thrive
  • Be a brilliant communicator and easily build relationships
  • Strive for excellence in an eager and motivated manner
  • Take initiative and make decisions that are right for our customers
  • Have a desire to succeed in your role
  • Possess the ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrate exceptional timekeeping and reliability
  • Passionate about great-tasting food

About Us

Part of Compass Group UK&I, ESS is the Defence, Government, and Energy services sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland. We support 250+ UK military establishments, high profile police, secure environments and government sites, along with a range of onshore and offshore facilities including platforms, drilling rigs, floatels and offices for the energy sector. We know that a friendly face makes all the difference, so we look for people who are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, at all levels, to join our teams.

Job Reference: com/2802/95648001/52604251/R/ONE

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!

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